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Mar 26, 2014

Mar 26, 2014

News Scan for Mar 26, 2014

More Ebola deaths in Guinea
Details on MERS cases
H5N1 mutation in Cambodia
HPV and pregnancy
Salmonella data goldmine

Jan 02, 2014

Jan 02, 2014

News Scan for Jan 02, 2014

Disease threats due to African conflicts
MERS-CoV death in Oman
West Nile in bald eagles

Aug 08, 2018

Aug 08, 2018
Veterinarian drawing blood from a camel

WHO highlights ongoing hospital MERS outbreak threat

The report covers 189 cases confirmed since the last assessment a year ago.

Aug 11, 2015

Aug 11, 2015
Camel truck

New findings build case for camel-human MERS transmission

Also, Saudi authorities reported four more cases in a steadily growing Riyadh outbreak.

May 23, 2014

May 23, 2014
Abu Dhabi skyline

Saudi Arabia, UAE report 6 MERS cases

In addition to the 6 new cases, the FAO calls for an urgent increase in research on MERS-CoV in animals.

Jan 03, 2014

Jan 03, 2014
camel in desert

Study: MERS-CoV-like virus was in camels in 2003

Researchers say that MERS-CoV, or a closely related virus, existed in camels in the UAE in 2003.

Nov 07, 2013

Nov 07, 2013
Abu Dhabi skyline

UAE, Saudi Arabia report 3 more MERS cases

The MERS patient in the UAE and the two in Saudi Arabia are all hospitalized in ICUs.

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